Low Interest Loans Available for Farmers Affected by Avian Influenza

ST. PAUL, Minn – Disaster relief loans are being made available to Minnesota poultry farmers who have suffered losses due to the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The zero percent interest loans are being offered through the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA) who recently received $10 million from the state legislature to help out during this […] Read more

Avian Influenza Conference Committee Concludes Business

(St. Paul, MN)- The conference committee on Senator Kevin Dahle’s (DFL-Northfield) Avian Flu relief bill approved joint language this afternoon, allowing appropriated state money to begin making its way to farmers and those affected by the virus. The spread of the virus and ongoing responses to it were the focus of much of the conference […] Read more